Keep your heart pure
The heart becomes corrupt in 6 ways: 1. Committing sins in the hope of repenting. 2. Seeking knowledge and not applying it. 3. Practicing without iklhas (sincerity) 4. Eating the sustenance of Allah SWT without appreciating Him. 5. Not being pleased with Allah SWT’s decree. 6. Burying the dead without learning from them. [Hasan Al-Basri]
Starve the ego, feed the soul.
Bismillah. The ego is a very powerful thing, and it’s very difficult to get rid of. Although this has always been going on, as of late I think the lines have been excessively blurred between ego and confidence. Taking Beyonce’s song ‘Ego’, the whole song is dedicated to justifying a big ego. She makes it seem like a ‘good thing’. I know this is just one song...
It's Crunch Time
I can’t believe I haven’t written a post in so long! School is getting really hectic and I have my last midterm tomorrow inshallah, and then I gotta start studying for finals :( Inshallah I will update my blog soon but until then, here is a beautiful quote I just came across: Having imaan is like riding a plane. The higher you go, the smaller the things on Earth appear. It gives me...
You call it freedom, I call it anarchy
They say, “Oh, poor girl, you’re so beautiful you know” It’s a shame that you cover up your beauty so.” She just smiles and graciously responds reassuringly, “This beauty that I have is just one simple part of me. This body that I have, no stranger has the right to see. These long clothes, this shawl I wear, ensure my modesty. Faith is more essential than...
Tanzil: Qur'an Navigator
This is my absolute favourite website for listening/understanding Qur’an. Check it out if you get a chance. It’s very useful alhamdulilah =) Tanzil : Quran Navigator Link: http://tanzil.info/